The State, University & UW Health Employees Combined Campaign of Dane County

Campaign Facts – 2016

The Partners in Giving 2016 campaign theme is Give a Little, Change a Lot. If each of us gives a little, together we will create meaningful and long-lasting change.

  • Partners in Giving is the Dane County portion of the statewide state employee combined campaign, an annual workplace fundraising campaign for state employees.
  • This campaign dates are October 10-November 30.
  • More than 520 charitable organizations, including 11 charitable umbrella groups representing the charities, are participating.
  • Charities must pass eligibility standards to participate in the campaign
  • Since its inception in 1973, Partners in Giving has raised an astounding $70 plus million for charitable causes.
  • The Partners in Giving web site address is giving.wi.gov
  • Employees can contribute online by credit card or payroll deduction by clicking on the orange Donate Now buttons on this website.
  • Employees may also select another giving option (cash, check or payroll contribution) using a traditional paper pledge form.
  • Pledge forms and charity brochures are available from your unit/agency’s volunteer committee and volunteer chair.
  • In 2015 the Partners in Giving campaign raised more than $2.55 million for 500 charities from 7,100 state, university and UW Hospital and Clinics (now UW Health) employees in Dane County.
  • Of that amount, state agency employees pledged in excess of $1.1 million, UW Madison employees pledged more than $1.2 million, and UW Health employees pledged nearly $225,000.
  • We invite you to take part; together, it doesn’t take much to Change a lot!